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Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics XI

Selected Contributions of the Eleventh International Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics

  • H. Levent Akin
  • Nancy M. Amato
  • Volkan Isler
  • A. Frank van der Stappen


  • Presents recent leading research on robotic algorithms

  • Edited outcome of the Eleventh International Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics (WAFR) held in Istanbul, Turkey at 3-5 August 2014

  • Written by leading experts in the field


Part of the Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics book series (STAR, volume 107)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Aviv Adler, Mark de Berg, Dan Halperin, Kiril Solovey
    Pages 1-17
  3. Omur Arslan, Dan P. Guralnik, Daniel E. Koditschek
    Pages 19-36
  4. Haluk Bayram, H. Iṣıl Bozma
    Pages 37-54
  5. Benjamin Charrow, Nathan Michael, Vijay Kumar
    Pages 55-71
  6. Hao-Tien Chiang, Nick Malone, Kendra Lesser, Meeko Oishi, Lydia Tapia
    Pages 73-89
  7. Alejandro Cornejo, Radhika Nagpal
    Pages 91-107
  8. Jory Denny, Read Sandström, Nicole Julian, Nancy M. Amato
    Pages 125-141
  9. Didier Devaurs, Thierry Siméon, Juan Cortés
    Pages 143-159
  10. Sarah Ferguson, Brandon Luders, Robert C. Grande, Jonathan P. How
    Pages 161-177
  11. Caelan Reed Garrett, Tomás Lozano-Pérez, Leslie Pack Kaelbling
    Pages 179-195
  12. Jeffrey Ichnowski, Ron Alterovitz
    Pages 197-214
  13. Kyle Klein, Subhash Suri
    Pages 215-231
  14. Yanbo Li, Zakary Littlefield, Kostas E. Bekris
    Pages 263-282
  15. Zhan Wei Lim, David Hsu, Wee Sun Lee
    Pages 283-300
  16. Laura Lindzey, Ross A. Knepper, Howie Choset, Siddhartha S. Srinivasa
    Pages 301-318
  17. Yanyan Lu, Zhonghua Xi, Jyh-Ming Lien
    Pages 319-333

About this book


This carefully edited volume is the outcome of the eleventh edition of the Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics (WAFR), which is the premier venue showcasing cutting edge research in algorithmic robotics. The eleventh WAFR, which was held August 3-5, 2014 at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey continued this tradition. This volume contains extended versions of the 42 papers presented at WAFR. These contributions highlight the cutting edge research in classical robotics problems (e.g.  manipulation, motion, path, multi-robot and kinodynamic planning), geometric and topological computation in robotics as well novel applications such as informative path planning, active sensing and surgical planning.  This book - rich by topics and authoritative contributors - is a unique reference on the current developments and new directions in the field of algorithmic foundations.



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Editors and affiliations

  • H. Levent Akin
    • 1
  • Nancy M. Amato
    • 2
  • Volkan Isler
    • 3
  • A. Frank van der Stappen
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringBogazici UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA
  4. 4.Department of Information and Computing SciencesUtrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics XI
  • Book Subtitle Selected Contributions of the Eleventh International Workshop on the Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics
  • Editors H. Levent Akin
    Nancy M. Amato
    Volkan Isler
    A. Frank van der Stappen
  • Series Title Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics
  • Series Abbreviated Title Spr.Tracts in Adv.Robotics
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-16594-3
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-36607-4
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-16595-0
  • Series ISSN 1610-7438
  • Series E-ISSN 1610-742X
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIX, 751
  • Number of Illustrations 48 b/w illustrations, 203 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Robotics and Automation
    Artificial Intelligence
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“This volume contains extended versions of the 42 contributions presented at the 2014 Workshop on Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics. … this is a fairly suitable reference for someone who wants to know the cutting-edge robotics research trends, with a special emphasis on the application of robots to real environments.” (Ramon Gonzalez Sanchez, Computing Reviews, August, 2015)